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Council / Committee Meetings – Thursday, September 15, 2022

Bruce County Council and Committees met on September 15, 2022 beginning at 9:30 AM in the Council Chambers and virtually through Teams. Video recordings of the meetings can be reviewed at

Planning & Development Committee:

  • After a Public Meeting, Committee approved Bruce County Official Plan Amendment C-2022-009 (Saugeen Shores Landfill). Report
  • Committee approved Draft Plan of Subdivision S-2021-016 (Kraemer). Report
  • Committee approved Major Revision to Draft Plan of Subdivision 41T-2016-03.44 and Local Official Plan Amendment L-2022-006 (Northport Meadows), with amendment. Report
  • Committee approved Draft Plan of Subdivision S-2021-006 Miramichi Shores, with amendment. Report
  • Committee approved the Regional Support Economic Development Pilot. Report
  • Committee approved, as it relates to a review of Grey Sauble Conservation Authority Program Rates and Fees, to examine the business case for developing internal expertise including additional staff with natural heritage and water expertise to the County Planning Department to bring this aspect of pre-submission consultation and application review in-house. If the County became confident of this approach, then notice of termination of the MOU agreement would be a consideration. The CA would adopt a fee schedule in respect of cost recovery for its mandated natural hazard functions. Report
  • Committee received an update on the 2022 Summer Company Program. Report
  • Committee received an on update on the Stratford Bruce Peninsula Employment Service System. Report
  • Committee received news that Bruce County won three Hermes Creative Awards in 2022. Report

Long Term Care Homes Committee of Management

  • Committee authorized the execution of an amendment to the lease agreement between Bruce County and the Wiarton and District Cooperative Nursery School. Report

Executive Committee

  • Committee heard a presentation reviewing Bruce County Facilities, presented by Thomas Wilson (+VG Architects), Judith Amoils (ThinkingStrategy: New Paradigms. Inc.), and Roger Puttock (Bethune Puttock Consulting Inc.). Presentation
  • Committee approved to appoint the law firm Aird and Berlis, LLP as Integrity Commissioner for Bruce County. Report

Transportation & Environmental Services Committee

  • Committee authorized staff to apply for the Natural Infrastructure Fund-Small Projects Stream provided by Infrastructure Canada for the Silver Creek Culvert project with a funding split of 80%/20%. Report
  • Committee approved that the 2022 budget be amended to include funding to purchase a forklift in the amount of up to $50,000 from the Machinery and Equipment Reserve. Report

Bruce County Council Meeting

Notice of Motion:

  • Bruce County Council approved that Bruce County will submit a written objection to the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission of Ontario objecting to the proposed redistribution of electoral districts that will result in the creation of the South Huron Shores riding. Motion

Bruce County Council approved:

  • A by-law to adopt Amendment Number C-2022-009 to the Bruce County Official Plan.
  • A by-law to authorize an Amendment to the Lease Agreement between Bruce County and the Wiarton and District Nursery School.

This publication identifies highlights from recent Bruce County Council and Committee meetings. Bruce County’s Office of the CAO maintains complete agendas and minutes from all Council and Committee meetings, which can be reviewed at